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GCN Circular 27261

GRB 200228C: Insight-HXMT/HE detection
2020-02-28T17:24:58Z (4 years ago)
Qi Luo at IHEP <>
Q. Luo, Y. G. Zheng, C. Cai, S. Xiao, Q. B. Yi, Y. F. DU, W. C. Xue, 
Y. Huang, C. K. Li, G. Li, X. B. Li, J. Y. Liao, S. L. Xiong,
C. Z. Liu, X. F. Li, Z. W. Li, Z. Chang, A. M. Zhang, 
Y. F. Zhang, X. F. Lu, C. L. Zou (IHEP), Y. J. Jin, 
Z. Zhang (THU), T. P. Li (IHEP/THU), F. J. Lu, L. M. Song, 
M. Wu, Y. P. Xu, S. N. Zhang (IHEP), 
report on behalf of the Insight-HXMT team:

At 2020-02-28T06:00:57.700 (T0), Insight-HXMT/HE detected 
GRB 200228C (trigger ID: HEB200228250) in a routine search of the data.

The Insight-HXMT/HE light curve mainly consists of multiple 
pulses with a duration (T90) of 3.375 s measured from T0-1.210 s. 
The 1-ms peak rate, measured from T0+0.091 s, is 2991 cnts/sec. 
The total counts from this burst is 5127 counts.

All measurements above are made with the CsI detectors operating in the 
regular mode with the energy range of about 80-800 keV (deposited energy). 
Only gamma-rays with energy greater than about 200 keV can penetrate 
the spacecraft and leave signals in the CsI detectors installed inside 
of the telescope. 

Insight-HXMT is the first Chinese space X-ray telescope, which was 
funded jointly by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and 
the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 
More information about it could be found at:
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